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Noodle City

5869 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3613
+1 805-683-6818
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Jun 11, 2018
“Good solid Viet ”
May 12, 2018
“My kind of "hole-in-the-wall"”
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Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
5869 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3613
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

If you are not into aesthetics and just want the best Pho, Then head on down to Noddle City, it is in Old Town Goleta, usually a wait during the lunch and dinner hours. There are no amenities, you go in, sit, (and its crowded),...More

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Long time client of this place, have mostly liked it a lot over the years. At this point in time I’d say they have reasonably priced, tasty, and relatively healthy food. Today I liked the bun, which is sort of a noodle salad with grilled...More

Thank trishway
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Southbound on the PCH looking for a hearty lunch. This little gem fit the bill. It is an unassuming store front right on the main drag (street parking). The inside hallways look a bit like hoarders live there but is is tidy. The service is...More

Thank michaelh409
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to this place over and over, mostly to take out the rare beef pho, and it is a favorite. Good salad rolls, too, but the highlight is the pho with plenty of bean sprouts, basil, peppers, and sauces to create to your...More

1  Thank emmyish
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Atmosphere: None, but the place is clean. It's basically a store front. Service was fast and pleasant and the food was decent and served hot. Not much parking. I'd go again if I had a jones for a noodle bowl.

Thank IdeasAndOpinions
Reviewed February 16, 2017

You feel as though most everyone coming here are regulars. The servers work their tails off and the service is simple but exquisite. It takes some time to figure out the menu, but the food is simple and perfect. They can get food out really...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Noodle City is a small hole in the wall Vietnamese restaurant with a BIG menu. The wait staff tries very hard and are really friendly. Where in greater Santa Barbara can you get a healthy sit down lunch with a good waiter for under $10?...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed September 23, 2016

I came here for pho and what makes a good pho are the noodles and the broth. The noodles here were chewy (A+ in my books) and the broth was flavourful (A+ as well). But the meat portions were small and meats were overcooked. It...More

Thank Sherif S
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

I am here every other day. The food is good over all. I usually have broken rice dish. There are "chicken Pho" as well.

Thank donmapa
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

First of all: it smells amazing when you walk in the door. That is likely going to be the friendliest part of your experience at Noodle City in Goleta. I asked for a very reasonable vegetarian request of spring rolls, but without meat or fish;...More

Thank Christie B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5869 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3613
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-683-6818
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